Crochet granny square pattern / Crochet Motif #62

Yarn: weight 4, worsted Hook: 5 mm Size: 5.9 inches, 15 cm

Crochet Terms: US
Abbreviations: st – stitch, sl-st – slip stitch, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, hdc – half double crochet, dc – double crochet, tr – treble crochet, fp – front post, bp – back post, Cluster of 3tr – Yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops twice. Repeat two more in same stitch or space. 4 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull though all 4 loops.

ROUND 1. Magic ring (R1.1), ch2 (R1.2)*dc into ring, ch3(R1.3), repeat ** 8 times. Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R1.4)

ROUND 2. Join with a standing bpsc around any dc (R2.1), *skip ch3, bpsc around next st, in ch3 space (2sc, ch2, 2sc), bpsc around next st *(R2.2), repeat ** 8 times. Omit last bpsc. Join to standing bpsc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R2.3)

ROUND 3. Join with a standing sc in any ch3 space between 2sc groups working in back of ch2 space (R3.1), *skip next 2 sts of round 2, 5tr in next st of round 2, tr in ch3 space of round 1, 5tr in next st of round 2, skip next 2 sts and ch2 space of round 2, sc in ch3 space of round 1 between 2sc groups working in back of ch2 space of round 2 (R3.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R3.3)

ROUND 4. Join with a standing dc in any ch2 space of round 2 (R4.1), *ch3, cluster of 3tr in ch3 space of round 1 before tr, ch3, bpsc around tr made in same ch3 space, ch3, cluster of 3tr in same ch3 space of round 1 after tr, ch3, dc in ch2 space of round 2 (R4.2)*, repeat ** 4 times. Omit last dc, join standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R4.3)

ROUND 5. Join with a standing fphdc around any dc (R5.1), *skip 1st tr of round 3, dc in next 2 tr of round 3 working in front of ch3 of round 4, fphdc around cluster of 3tr, dc in next 2 tr of round 3 working in front of ch3 of round 4, in next tr of round 3 (dc, ch2, dc), dc in next 2 tr of round 3 working in front of ch3 space of round 4, fphdc around cluster of 3tr, dc in next 2 tr of round 3 working in front of ch3 of round 4, skip 5th tr, fphdc around dc of round 4* (R5.2), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last fphdc. Join to standing fphdc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R5.3)

ROUND 6. Join with a standing sc in any ch2 space, *sc in next 13 sts, in ch2 space (sc, ch1, sc) *(R6.1), repeat ** 4 times. Omit last sc. Join to standing sc with a sl-st, fasten off. (R6.2)

ROUND 7. Join with a standing dc in any ch1 space, dc in same space, * dc in next 15 sts, in ch1 space (2dc, ch1, 2dc)*(R7.1), repeat ** 4 times, omit last 2dc. Join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off, and secure ends. (R7.2)

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